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HCUC

Business Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

UCAS Code: N101

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


Satisfactory completion of the HNC with a minimum attendance of 85% and an excellent College report. External applicants will be considered subject to matching of HNC units and satisfactory references.

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

BTEC Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the Business sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in Business.

This course is for those who wish to pursue a career in, a wide range of business areas such as marketing, HR or finance etc. Besides being a stand-alone qualification this course is for those students who wish to progress to year 3 of a university degree (Top up) course.

Modules

These subjects will help students develop an in-depth understanding and awareness of the key aspects of the business sector at Level 5, through 5 core units (mandatory).

The units are

Research Project
Organisational Behaviour (Assignment based)
Identifying Entrepreneurial Opportunities (Assignment based)
Launching a New Venture (Assignment based)
Managing and Running a Small Business (Assignment based)
Sales Management (Assignment based)
Pitching and Negotiating Skills (Assignment based).
Study Methods
The HND has 1,200 hours of Total qualification time. This is an estimate of the total time it could reasonably be expected for a learner to achieve a qualification. 40% or 480 hours of the allocated time (TQT) is spent at college in lectures and workshops. This is 15 hours per week, with half spent in lecturers (taught lessons) and half in workshops. (Opportunities for research with lecturer support. The remaining 60% or 720 hours will be spent completing independent study. For example, completing assignment, working at home or in the LRC.

Assessment methods

The HND is 100% coursework with 1 Pearson Set unit (12.5%). This unit is a research project that will include timetabled sessions 50% and independent study 50%. The theme of the project is provided by Pearson and limited guidance and feedback will be provided throughout the duration of the project. The project must be completed by February and is an open book non exam unit.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£5,060
per year
England
£5,060
per year
EU
£5,060
per year
International
£6,963
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,060
per year
Scotland
£5,060
per year
Wales
£5,060
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Main Site - Uxbridge Campus

Department:

Business

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